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Linked up with some of our LA homies Dennis, Rob, Emil, from Crooks and Hong Kong locals from the States Li-Ting and Arron. Lee-Ting and Aaron’s rooftop view. Cool’n out, having a drink.. 1)Li-Ting was kind enough to share some “hard to find sold out everywhere in Japan” chocolate goods. 2) We headed down to […]

LA Homies

Met up with Andy for a couple of Guinness a recently reopend Lei Dou. Andy’s friend was having a birthday party at Racks.. It’s was open bar and this guy(left) picked up the tab for his girl. Good look’n out my dude… While I was there people were handing out coffee Patron shots.. It might […]

Reverse Jet Lag

Happy New Year. Dawn patrol from Hong Kong.

HNY from HK.

Another 3am banger.. Shout out to all the people who came thru and brought their dancing shoes for the dance off’s.. That was great!! Special shout out to Dark Alley, Nate Day, Blu Jemz (Happy Birthday!), NoMsg, urthworm, roamzilla and to Pase Rock for jumping on the tables and having fun with us. Good times. […]


Got my Burton gear in the mail, team rider edition Custom (in black) with ics (infinite channel rail system), c60 bindings, pants, board bag, gloves, socks. Boots are on their way.. Ready to ride..


Stopped by Rickey’s place yesterday to say Merry Christmas and to see him befor he left for Korea. Old chap is gonna be gone for three weeks. We got a chance to catch up and did a little philosophysing. Before I left he said E. Haze wanted him to give me a numbered print for […]

E. Haze

The cassette crew and friends roll up to mammoth for our own 3day weekend. We all had a blast. Rode all day and played a little texas hold’em at night.. It was a perfect end of the year getaway to say thanks for everyones long hours and hard work in the office. Up on the […]


Just landed back in LA this morning. Headed into the office for a few hours as soon as I landed.. Then had to break out home to get some rest after the long journey home.. My rest only to be short lived so we could head out to watch Bjork’s last performance in the states […]


Three new paintings to coincide with three of his newest toys.

Michael Lau

Fashion photographer Terry Richardson’s exhibition “From Rio to Hong Kong.” The show had a whole bunch of inflated tits, ass, and dudes holding their ding dongs. Here’s a couple… Life size Toy of Terry Richardson by Michal Lau

Terry Richardson : Michael Lau

1)Head shakin, DJ booth climbing Kid Millionaire, 2) Dj Darrel, resident DJ of the two most exclusive members only clubs in town.

HK Nightlife

Terence, a dear old friend of mine invited me over to have a drink and to check out his new flat while I was Hong Kong. He’s living in the penthouse on the 50th floor of a newly developed estate. Homie has his own private deck above his flat, perfect for year around bbq’s. Check […]

City Top

Andy and Kathleen invited me to dinner. I had thought we were going to just meet up at their flat and then go somewhere near by…I had no idea that Kathleen was going to prepare a wonderful home cooked meal. Very nice of you guys. It is so nice to have a home cooked meal […]

Home Cook’n in Hong Kong

The weather this time of year in Hong Kong is really great. You can actually wear a jacket. Pretty much as soon as I got into town I headed to a ‘Variety’ charity event (not trying to sound all posh) to meet up with a couple of buddies, Kathleen and Andy. The charity event was […]

Hong Kong Island

L.A.’s emerging punk scene from 1978 now showing at Bergamot Station at Track 16. Photographs by Ann Summa. —— Quoted from the poster. —— Los Angeles: Photographs by Ann Summa Ann Summa was returning from five years in Sierra Leone, Africa, and Tokyo, Japan when she landed in the mist of L.A.’s newly-born punk scene […]

Punks Jump Up

Visionaire, where fashion, meets art and concept. The pinnicale of print. Any offspring of Visionaire gots to be good… (V Magazine and V Man) In the new V Magazine Blonde Redhead is featured along with DaftPunk, M.I.A, The Rapture, Perry Farrell, Interpol and more… Simone from Blonde Redhead is wearing jeans, shirt and bandana from […]

V Magazine

It was a blast at the Cassette LunchBox event. The place was packed. It reached capacity early on with a great mix of people. There was your mix of hiphop heads, street kids, models chicks, to indie folk all having a good time. The energy was great. People started dancing on top of the booths […]

LunchBox :: Cassette

Todays errands… 1) Dropped off Oliver Peoples glasses we used on our photo-shoot to our buddy Pat. Check out their new site mosleytribes… 2) Stopped by Sal’s shop to pick up my new board.. finally got my old school Oj’II’s in.. 1) While at SLB I heard the call of the wild (my stomach). Went […]

Out of the Studio

It’s pretty cool sitting next to Prada and Gucci.. However who does Prada and Gucci represent? An old guy who wears a big silver belt buckle? Not me. Black it up cassette style.. Big up Eugene and the crew at Details.


The guys at are Defineding and Refinding Indie style. We got turned onto these guys a while back. The site is refreshingly focused, with lots of cool content thats not mainstream. A really great New Yorker’s look into whats cool out there. We recently got a chance to tallk about what influenced me as […]

Refinery 29

Spotted by Joanne. She sent this to us while we were in Vegas.. What would we do if we didn’t have Jojo looking out for us. ‘This way to hardcore’, says Vogue Nippon.. Thanks Vogue Japan! Pictured: Cassette Highwaist.


We went up to Las Vegas this weekend for Vegoose. A special friend of ours was able to get us a couple of guest passes.. Vegoose is a Halloween themed Coachella in Vegas.   DaftPunk DaftPunk’s light show was unreal. Iggy and The Stooges M.I.A. MIA killed it.(cassette hearts MIA) She rock the house! (Literally) […]


Blonde Redhead had an outstanding performance to a full house at the Wiltern Theater last Thursday. They were nothing short of fantastic. They mixed it up by playing some old favorites aswell as songs from their new album 23. Simone’s drum-bass was clean, clear and body moving. Kazu’s voice was out of this world. Amedeo […]

Blonde Redhead : Wiltern

Our buddy Jojo from ny sent this pic. She spotted our high waist in this months Gisele mag. Cassette can be found in Loveless, Japan.


Spank Rock on the cover of Fader. Spank Rock’s been Killing it lately. Check the photoshoot with Amanda Blank cool’n out in Philly. Amanda Blank rock’n orange cassette high waist shorts.


It’s been a along time since we had a free weekend at cassette. The weather lately has been perfect outside. When the idea of private secluded beach mixed with the idea of putting my hands n’ feet in the sand came to mind.. We were out…


Anytime I get a chance to see a new Cirque du Soleil show I def. try to go.. I like some shows better than others but I am always inspired by how creative the costumes are and at what the human body can do. We went to see Coreto a Cirque du Soleil show thats […]


We all went down to the Barry McGee aka Twist show at the RedCat gallery in downtown(Los Angeles). Twist is one ill cat. Big up, Margaret Kilgallen (R.I.P.) who also had a solo show there a couple of years back. Both shows equally as powerful. We’re huge fans of both Twist and Margaret’s work, have […]


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Le Book

Rob, old friend of ours is in Paris attending shows for fashion week. He was telling me about an exhibit he saw with exquisite shoe maker Christian Louboutin and picture film maker David Lynch, both of whom have a cult following. Christian Louboutin and David Lynch worked together on a show called Fetish (shoe and […]

Fetish: Louboutin and Lynch

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